Etelä-Savo is a pioneer of regional food culture.

Management and granting of the D.O. Saimaa origin label

The South Savo Regional Council administers the use of the D.O. Saimaa label and is responsible for awarding the label to producers and products.

South Savo Regional Council

Katriina Säisä
Manager, Tourism and Culture (deputy)
+358 40 631 5721

D.O. Saimaa Food & Culture project

The Food & Culture project, managed by Miksei Oy, a development company in Mikkeli, aims to showcase a wide range of Saimaa producers, raw materials and restaurants. The project will run from 2020 to 2022 and is funded by the South Savo Regional Council from the European Regional Development Fund.

Mikkeli Development Miksei Ltd.

Miia Korja
Project Manager
+358 50 5161 481

Ilkka Arvola
Chef of D.O. Saimaa